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Cyd Zeigler

  • joined Jun 29, 2012
  • last login Apr 16, 2014
  • posts 3146
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Cyd Zeigler is co-founder of Outsports.com. Contribute to the Huffington Post, Out magazine and The Advocate. Have appeared on CNN, ESPN and in Sports Illustrated and the New York Times to name a few.

Big NFL fan (go Pats). Live in LA with my partner and two cats.

Phone: 323-841-8293
Email: cydzeiglerjr@gmail.com
Twitter: @cydzeigler

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Boston Celtics
  • NFL New England Patriots
  • NCAAF Stanford Cardinal
  • NCAAB Stanford Cardinal
  • Golf Tiger Woods
  • Tennis Roger Federer, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
  • MLS Chivas USA
  • Summer Olympics USA Track & Field, Usain Bolt
User Blog

The phantom now has a face

Time to stop talking about "a gay football player" and start talking about Michael Sam.

He's here, he's Weir, and I'm loving it!

Criticism from the LGBT community of Johnny Weir for his "flamboyant" attire – or for going to Russia at all – couldn’t be more misplaced.

Olympic hockey players donating for every goal

Four players from the United States and Canada will donate $100 to You Can Play for every goal they score.

Richie Incognito tweets about Campus Pride

The Miami Dolphin implicated in the Wells report points people to a top LGBT college resource.

Bragman channels Dr. Seuss for Sam media requests

"I am the rep for Michael Sam, I am. He would not like to chat with the press, In a suit or in a dress."

Tedy Bruschi: Gay teammate is difficult for guys

Former New England Patriot Tedy Bruschi made some really crazy claims on ESPN this week in regards to Michael Sam and a gay athlete: "I think they can. I think it will be more difficult for some...

Must watch! Texas TV commentary on Sam & diversity

Texas TV commentator Dale Hansen absolutely nails the meaning of the Michael Sam story. Amazing! Dale Hansen Unplugged: Celebrating our differences (via MyDailyWorldNews)

Roger Goodell supports Michael Sam

NFL commissioner says: 'We truly believe in diversity

Giants cornerback doesn't want a gay teammate

He can't handle questions from the media about it. "And they're the kinds of questions where you have to think carefully about how you phrase things."

Michael Sam wore pride bracelet during games

It seems Michael Sam subtly was coming out all season long -- we just didn't know it. The Missouri linebacker who came out publicly as gay this week wore rainbow bracelets with the word "pride" on...

CFL fines two players for anti-gay Sam comments

Bruce tells Sam to get off his knees and "submit to God fully."

NFL releases statement on Michael Sam

The League emphasis excellence and inclusion.

Must-watch video: The life of Olympian Cheryl Maas

Watch the great video about the home and professional life of Winter Olympian Cheryl Maas.

Greece did not wear rainbow gloves in protest

The gloves were the colors of the Olympic rings, not the gay rainbow flag.

College swimmer out on his team

Friestad grew up in Plano, Texas, and was fully supported by his high school team. He had to come out again at Div. 1 New Jersey Institute of Technology, and he was embraced.

Jourdan Elyse Sayers is out at Columbia University

Sayers has found acceptance despite the casual homophobia she has heard for years.

Watch the Olympics guilt-free

Remote Pride Houses and Uprising Of Love offer the opportunity during the Opening Ceremony to give back to the community -- and donate to LGBT groups in Russia -- while respecting the athletes we want to stand up for us.

Jonathan Vilma doesn't want gay men in the shower

Vilma again takes a swing at gay men, assuming they all want to see him naked and worrying about what to do if he knew one of them did.

Football is the key to opening up men's sports

Homophobia in women's sports, and transphobia in all sports, have other key issues. But to end homophobia in men's sports, football is the biggest game in town.

Charley Cullen Walters: Out & reporting from Sochi

Walters will be reporting from Sochi for Outsports and SB Nation, in addition to Entertainment Tonight and Us Weekly.

College ballplayer Chandler Whitney comes out

Whitney found complete acceptance from his Walla Walla Community College baseball team when he came out to them just days after his boyfriend, Conner Mertens, came out to his college football team.

Gay coach Anthony Nicodemo wins league title

Out gay coach turns Saunders boys basketball program around headed into the final stretch

Podcast: College athletes coming out & Super Bowl!

We've gone live with our podcasts! Today we talked about the Broncos and Seahawks matchup in the Super Bowl and college athletes coming out in droves!

Conner Mertens story gets huge national coverage

Virtually every major sports outlet -- including ESPN, Fox Sports and CBS Sports -- covered the coming out of college football kicker Conner Mertens.

Video: Our conversation with Conner Mertens

The Willamette University football player joine Ousports and Wade Davis for an online chat.

Willamette Univ. supports Conner Mertens

The university issued a statement of support earlier today.

College football player Conner Mertens comes out

A place kicker at Willamette University in Oregon, Mertens came out as bisexual to his team. He now comes out publicly in hopes of inspiring other LGBT athletes to come out and be true to themselves.

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